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Jackie Robinson

By: Tyree S.
South Carolina, Age 11

This is a story of Jackie Robinson


He was born January 31 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. He had five relatives that lived with him. He went to a good school the name was the University of California.

Jackie Robinson got married February 10, 1946. His wifeG«÷s name was Rachel Isum. They had three children.

There were some good times in Jackie RobinsonG«÷s life. He served in the United States Army and Jackie Robinson never got to fight in a war while he was in the army.

Jackie Robinson played lots of sports like football, basketball, and his best
Baseball at the University of California. People all new him because he was the first African American to play on a professional baseball team in the 20th century.

Jackie Robinson died October 24, 1972 at the age of 53. He died because he had heart problems and diabetes complications.